Rouse, Robert E. SCHENECTADY Robert Earl Rouse departed this life on January 14, 2013, at Ellis Hospital. He leaves to cherish his love, joy and memory his three children, his girlfriend Mary Scott, and a host of relatives and friends. Farewell Dad, Peace be thine. Robert was the son of the late Harry Rouse Sr., and Cora Rouse. He was born April 2, 1936 in Kinston, N.C. Robert was the youngest of five children and his siblings, John Rouse, Harry Rouse Jr., Raymond Rouse and Mattie M. Goods, all preceded him in death. Robert was a loving and devoted father to his three children and he was a member of Bethal AME Church in Schenectady. Funeral services will be held 12 p.m. Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at Light's Funeral Home, 1428 State St., Schenectady. Interment will follow with military honors in Evergreen Memorial Park, Colonie. To leave the family an online condolence, please visit sbfuneralhome.com.
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Published in Albany Times Union from Jan. 20 to Jan. 21, 2013